Hem tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hem: highlights and tourist information

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Hem is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 9 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Hem is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 4 km and Lille at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hem, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Hem in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Hem

Markets in and near Hem

Market days in Hem: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Hem: market Saturday (0km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (15km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Comines: market Monday (18km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (22km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (23km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Hem, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Hem, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Hem.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (3km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (15km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (9km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (4km)
  • Tourcoing (8km)
  • Wattignies (12km)
  • Mastaing (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (10km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hem

Canton: Lannoy

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59510

Distance to Hem

from Lille (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 99 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 705 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Hem from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anstaing, Baisieux, Chereng, Croix, Forest-sur-Marque, Lannoy, Leers, Lezennes, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Mouvaux, Roubaix, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Toufflers, Tressin, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Wasquehal, Wattrelos and Willems.

This page in French: Visiter Hem